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Jabbar, Huriya; Epstein, Eliza; Sánchez, Joanna; Hartman, Catherine – Community College Review, 2021
Objective: For many students, community college is a convenient first step toward a bachelor's degree. Yet, although more than 80% of those who enroll in community colleges intend to transfer to a 4-year institution, fewer than 35% do so within 6 years. Quantitative data reveal the presence of a transfer gap and there is extensive research on…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Transfer Students, State Universities, Minority Group Students
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Hodara, Michelle; Martinez-Wenzl, Mary; Stevens, David; Mazzeo, Christopher – Community College Review, 2017
Objective: Problems with credit mobility, or the transfer of credits from a sending to a receiving institution, may be one reason why community college transfer students have low rates of bachelor's degree completion. This study investigates different policy approaches to credit mobility and how college staff and students experience transfer at…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, College Credits
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Fink, John; Jenkins, Davis – Community College Review, 2017
Objective: The objective of this study was to describe practices of 2- and 4-year institutional partnerships effective in supporting transfer student success. Method: Using student records from the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) for the entire 2007 fall cohort of first-time-in-college community college students nationwide, researchers…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Partnerships in Education, Academic Achievement
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Ignash, Jan M.; Slotnick, Ruth C. – Community College Review, 2007
To address the teacher shortage, some states have developed special associate's degrees in teacher education. This article explores the prevalence and structure of these specialized associate's degrees and presents a case for their development to smooth the transfer pathway for community college students who wish to become teachers. (Contains 3…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Community Colleges, Associate Degrees, Teacher Education
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Laanan, Frankie Santos – Community College Review, 1996
Describes a study investigating the academic performance and adjustment of students who transferred from California community colleges to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in fall 1993. Reviews student characteristics and community college and UCLA experiences. Highlights the special needs of college transfer students. (16…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Piland, William E. – Community College Review, 1995
Describes a study of community college transfer students who completed bachelor's degrees to determine whether they followed the stereotyped pattern of enrollment in a community college directly after high school and in a university after two years. Indicates that many students do not follow a direct route from high school to community college to…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Attendance, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Morphew, Christopher C.; Twombly, Susan B.; Wolf-Wendel, Lisa E. – Community College Review, 2001
Discusses transfer agreements between two urban community colleges and Smith College (Massachusetts), an elite private women's college. Reveals that these agreements are succeeding because of: (1) the potential for benefits for all campuses involved; (2) the use of a formal written agreement and the involvement of faculty; and (3) the personal…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Institutional Cooperation
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Higgins, C. Steven; Katsinas, Stephen G. – Community College Review, 1999
Investigates the relationship between transfer rates and conditions that are beyond an institution's control. Finds that the percentage of students under age 25 and the percent of adults with a high school degree are positively associated with transfer, while expenditures per FTE, the percentage of males enrolled, and population density are…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Demography
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Dunford, Terry – Community College Review, 1987
Considers the implications of "Academic Preparation for College" and "Teaching for Transition from High School to College" for community colleges. Suggests that four-year colleges will respond by reevaluating the transferability of community college courses and that a liberal arts curriculum is the best approach to basic skills instruction. (CBC)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Basic Skills, College Curriculum, College Transfer Students
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Palmer, Jim – Community College Review, 1987
Examines recent efforts to smooth the flow of students from community colleges to baccalaureate-granting institutions. Describes a cooperative, multidimensional program involving high schools, community colleges, and four-year institutions in efforts to hone the skills of high school students; improve course and program articulation; and develop…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College School Cooperation, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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McMillan, Virginia K.; Parke, Scott J. – Community College Review, 1994
Compares the methods of calculating the transfer rates of students transferring from community colleges to senior institutions developed by the Center for the Study of Community Colleges and the National Effectiveness Transfer Consortium. Indicates that neither of the models considers program of study and only one considers student intent. (12…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Attendance, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Hirose, Shannon M. – Community College Review, 1994
Describes the Center for the Study of Community Colleges' Transfer Assembly (TA) project, designed to provide a valid measure of the number of college transfer students. Indicates that the TA method shows that the national transfer rate has remained a consistent 22-23% for the past five years. (10 citations). (MAB)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Institutional Cooperation
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Turner, Caroline Sotello Viernes – Community College Review, 1992
Reviews literature describing the complexity and difficulty of two- to four-year college transfer. Describes a comparative study of the transfer process for Hispanic and white students in three California community colleges. Discusses the impact of interinstitutional linkages and networks on articulation and transfer. (DMM)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
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Barkley, Sue Murphey – Community College Review, 1993
Reviews literature appearing since 1985 on changing patterns of community college transfer, the current status of community college articulation, and areas for improvement in the transfer/articulation process. Includes a 21-item bibliography. (DMM)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Role, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Richardson, Richard C., Jr. – Community College Review, 1993
Describes the ways in which the particular duties and orientations of two- and four-year college faculty tend to remove faculty from the transfer process. Suggests the importance of an increased faculty role in the transfer process through such means as faculty advising of students and increased two- and four-year faculty interaction. (MAB)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Faculty, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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